Senior Front End Engineer (Javascript/CSS/HTML) migrating to React

Sauce IT Limited
London (Greater)
£60-75k DOE and team fit, plus benefits
10 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

ecommerce company, officially still a Start-up, who are busy disrupting their particular industry and are currently winning awards both for the business and individuals within the business.

With your help, they want to continue building an incredible business.

Following recent large VC investment they are now scaling up to a large tech organisation delivering across multiple scrum teams and channels... using the Squads and Tribes methodology.

In order to support this they need an experienced & hugely talented Senior Software Engineer to work closely with other senior members of the engineering team to help take the technology platform to the next level.

Ideally you will be able to demonstrate an ability to apply broad and deep technical knowledge & skills within a Commercial setting, You will always be striving to use the most elegant technical solutions to solve real business problems.

Proven technical leadership skills would be a huge bonus.

Key Responsibilities:-

Building a World class engineering team - you will be part of the engineering team in a company looking to invest heavily in engineering talent. Part of your job will be to maintain integrity and assist in the build of this team

Continuously implementing and evolving Agile development processes, there is currently a solid process in place but they are not arrogant enough to believe that it is perfect and can always be improved.

Educating and raising the bar for more junior team members constantly ...

However most of your role will be ensuring integrity, quality and performance of what the team delivers - bearing in mind that as an e-commerce company every millisecond counts!

Currently they are migrating to React, being part way through this they need someone to help continue this journey - they strongly believe that Front End Development is an engineering discipline as much as any other.

You will have significant commercial experience and a deep knowledge of OO Javascript (ideally ES6 and and experience with libraries from the React ecosystem along with experience of CI/Deployment processes

Ideally you will have experience with mobile first development and working within a DevOps organisation (the developers here are responsible for the operational health of the systems that they develop) along with experience working in complex engineering teams.

In addition to working with a passionate team who love to learn and are encouraged to implement new technologies you will also be able to use every other friday to sharpen and develop your own technical skills & projects

You MUST be eligible to live and work in the UK to be considered for this role

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